TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / September 11, 2019 / Eskay Mining Corp. (“Eskay” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:ESK) (OTCPink:ESKYF) (Frankfurt:KN7; WKN: A0YDPM) is pleased announce that it is adding Dr. Quinton Hennigh to its geological advisory team. Dr. Hennigh joins Charlie Greig, Tom Weis, Andrew Mitchell and Neil Prowse on the Company’s Geological Advisory Team. Dr. Hennigh has been granted 350,000 stock options exercisable at $0.10 per share for five years. The grant is subject to acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange.
Dr. Quinton Hennigh is an internationally-renown economic geologist, with over 25 years of exploration experience and expertise with major gold mining companies such as Homestake Mining Company, Newcrest Mining Limited, and Newmont Mining Corporation where he last served as senior research geologist in 2007. He has since made a number of significant gold discoveries for Canadian exploration companies such as the 5 million oz. Springpole alkaline gold deposit near Red Lake, Ontario, for Gold Canyon Resources, and the Rattlesnake Hills gold project for Evolving Gold. He is currently Chairman and President of Novo Resources Corporation, which he helped start in 2010.
Dr. Hennigh holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Missouri, and M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in geology and geochemistry from the Colorado School of Mines. He is a member of the Society of Economic Geologists, and the Mining and Metallurgical Society of America.
Mac Balkam, President and CEO of Eskay, commented that “The addition of Dr. Hennigh with his past experience in gold discoveries will greatly help the Company evaluate the numerous gold showings on the Eskay Property. He brings relevant exploration and development experience that will be invaluable to Eskay.”
About Eskay Mining Corp:
Eskay Mining Corp (TSX-V:ESK) is a TSX Venture Exchange listed company, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. Eskay is an exploration company focused on the exploration and development of precious and base metals along the Eskay rift in a highly prolific region of northwest British Columbia known as the “Golden Triangle,” approximately 70km northwest of Stewart, BC. The Company currently holds mineral tenures in this area comprised of 177 claims (130,000 acres).
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